Place of origin: Papua New Guinea.
Geographical location of the place of origin: Maclay Coast.
Material: charonia tritonis.
Dimensions: Length — 30 cm, Width — 12.5 cm, Height — 11 cm.
Collector: private, Nickolay Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay.
Time of use: 2017.
Usage: A signal seashell is a tool for giving audible signals, for instance to announce a gathering of the villagers.
Condition: good; five shells don’t have any cultural value; one is a signal seashell.
The Kunstkamera collections analogue: none.
Keywords: peoples of Australia and Oceania, Papuans, Maclay Coast